Aspire One D257 — A New Standard in Style and Mobility
Get fantastic mobile connectivity in your shade with the 10.1" Aspire One D257. Designed to be stylish and ultra-thin, you can stay mobile with 8 hours* of battery power - smart usability and easy ‘carry-ability’ make this netbook ideal for everyday computing on the go.
Get the Colour that Suits You Best
You can choose from four colours to fit your style and personality: Black, Aquamarine, Burgundy and White. With a unique ripple-effect lid, the power button unobtrusively incorporated into the hinge, and a design that incorporates softer corners and lines, the Aspire One D257 truly is a fashionable accessory as well as a portable digital companion.
Closer Ties Anywhere
Time and distance are barriers that were meant to be broken with the Acer Aspire One D257. It's easy to interact with friends and family across continents anytime you wish thanks to the Aspire One D257's advanced communication technologies. Use the built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi for fast reliable connections to hotspots at home or when you're out and about. You can also hook up via the Fast Ethernet LAN port, or easily connect to devices for high-speed file transfers and sharing via Bluetooth 3.0+HS (available on selected models).
Full-day On-the-go Power
A fast, energy-conscious Intel Atom processor and an LED-backlit display enable the Aspire One D257 to deliver up to 8+ hours of portable performance on battery power alone, allowing you to work, play and communicate for longer than ever before. The 10.1" LED-backlit TFT LCD enables 22.2% power savings compared with other netbook displays.
Enjoy the Windows 7 Starter Experience or InstantOn with Android
With the Aspire D257 you'll be able to experience all of the features of Windows 7 Starter Edition. Windows 7 is the latest operating system from Microsoft and features an improved and intuitive user interface and great new features. As Windows is one of the world's most popular operating systems, you'll find it's compatible with all your favourite programmes and applications.
However, if you need to get online quickly, a push of a button will launch Android InstantOn. Utilising the speed and power of Google's Android operating system for mobile devices, you'll be able to access the Internet without waiting for a full Windows boot up process - ideal for when you're out and about, and need to check opening times or train schedules instantly.
The Aspire D257 features Bluetooth 3.0+HS, an easy way to quickly transfer files wirelessly between devices. Lots of products support Bluetooth, and it's simple to share files between your netbook and your mobile phone, or with friends. You can either use it to wirelessly attach peripherals, perfect for when you're on the move.
Great Performance You Can See
Designed for power netbook users, the Intel N570 Atom processor is energy efficient but packs a punch with dual cores and Intel Hyper Threading technology. Designed to offer better performance with Flash and media websites such as YouTube, the N570 also includes support for fast DDR3 memory, which offers twice the speed of DDR2, ensuring faster, more efficient multitasking.
Small Form, Big Functionality
The Aspire D257 is about than 1" thin and about 1 kg, so it's easy to carry wherever work or play takes you. Ultraportable yet fitted with regular-size notebook ergonomics, this netbook features a 93% standard-size keyboard with bigger keys for comfortable typing, and a wide multi-gesture touchpad for mouseless, fingertip navigation and control.
Who needs a mouse? Thanks to Acer's multi-gesture touchpad technology you'll quickly be controlling your netbook without one.
- Scroll - Navigate web pages, files, music playlists and photos using a two-finger vertical scroll motion.
- Pinch - Pinch to zoom in and out of application windows.
- Flip - Browse photos, websites, documents and photo albums with a back-and-forth, two-finger horizontal slide motion.
- Rotate - Rotate images 90 degrees in either direction with a two-finger pivot motion.
Click here to see more details on the multi-gesture technology.
Explore the Full Acer Aspire One Range
The Aspire One D257 is available with a dual-core Intel Atom processor and in a variety of striking colours - see the full Aspire One D257 range here.
If you want to experience mobile HD computing, check out the Acer Aspire One 522, with an AMD dual-core processor. Want to see the bigger picture? The Acer Aspire One 722 series features stunning 11.6" screens and powerful AMD dual core processors. Or, why not browse the full range of Acer computing, and find the perfect partner for your digital life?
*The listed battery life is based on MobileMark 2007 productivity mode testing with wireless on. Details of MobileMark2007 testing are available at www.bapco.com. Battery life rating is for comparison purposes only. Actual battery life varies by model, configuration, applications, power management settings, operating conditions, and utilised features. A battery's maximum capacity decreases with time and use.
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